Polegate man accused of stabbing woman

A Polegate man has been charged with stabbing a woman in the leg and assaulting the police officer who arrested him.

Marc Tatnell, 33, of Honeycrag Close, denied two counts of assault occasioning actual bodily harm on a woman and a charge of assaulting a police officer when he appeared at Eastbourne Magistrates’ Court on Monday (January 28).

The alleged incident took place in Polegate on January 26. Tatnell was remanded in custody until his next court appearance on February 4.